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MEC 220 - Mechatronics Practicum

Credits: 3
1 Lecture Hours 100 Practicum Hours

Prerequisites: All courses must be completed except final semester courses.

Students will develop and implement a project plan approved by the instructor that will integrate the skills and knowledge obtained over the previous semesters of study. This course will broaden students' knowledge with respect to technology suppliers, equipment and applications. Students may build projects in collaboration with local industry

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Establish obtainable project objectives.
  2. Develop a work plan, budget and schedule for faculty approval.
  3. Explain the relationship of the work plan to mechatronics specialization, business objectives, the environment, society and individual workers or consumers.
  4. Implement the work plan, using oral and written communications skills to document and communicate activities and results.
  5. Configure a mechatronic system.
  6. Perform a post completion audit of the project identifying the processes, procedures and technology.
  7. Present project results to others.
Listed Topics
  1. Quality assurance
  2. Automation operations
  3. Multiple station control
  4. Project management
  5. Implementation of integrated mechatronics system
  6. Project presentations
Reference Materials
Instructor-approved textbook and materials
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC's definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Quantitative and Scientific Reasoning
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 04/15/2014

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